Margam (film)

Margam (Malayalam: മാര്‍ഗം meaning: the path) is a well reputed Indian film co-written, directed and produced by Rajiv Vijay Raghavan under the banner of Image commune. The film is an adaptation of Pithrutharppanam, the famous story by M. Sukumaran. Margam bagged 7 major Kerala State Film Awards[1] of the Government of Kerala and one National Film Award[2] of the Government of India for the year 2003. One of the rarest Malayalam films that received wider critical acclaim at international level,[3] Margam exhibited in 16 international film festivals and won 6 international awards in different categories including best film and scripting. The Script co-written by Rajiv Vijay Raghavan, Anvar Ali and Dr. S P Ramesh, Cinematography done by Venu and the roles performed by Nedumudi Venu and Meera Krishna were also widely appreciated.[4]

Directed byRajiv Vijay Raghavan
Produced byRajiv Vijay Raghavan
Written byRajiv Vijay Raghavan
Anvar Ali
S.P. Ramesh
Based onbased on Pithruthorponom by M. Sukumaran
StarringNedumudi Venu
Meera Krishna
Shobha Mohan
Music byIsaac Thomas Kottukapally
Edited byBeena Paul
Release date
  • 16 December 2003 (2003-12-16) (IFFK)


The film tells the story of a revolutionary who, years later, realizes that his efforts have been wasted and witnesses the ill-fate of his co-rebels and leads a secluded life in a state of clinical depression.[5]



National Film Awards[6]
Kerala State Film Awards[7][8]
Fajr Film Festival, Tehran, Iran
Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar
  • 'Golden Dhow'-Best film[9]
The South Soth Film Encounter, Asilah , Morocco
Cine Pobre Film Festival,[10] Cuba
International Film Festival of Kerala, India
  • FIPRESCI Special Mention - Margam


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